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New Active Travel Strategy Approved
Half a billion region-wide investment would boost the economy by £350m a year Millions more walking, wheeling and cycling journeys would boost our region’s economy
Blog: What’s transport got to do with it?
“What’s transport got to do with health?” I was asked by a friend of mine with a slightly puzzled expression. This question came after I’d
Have your say on regional active travel strategy
A public consultation is live on the proposed North East Active Travel Strategy – a half a billion-pound plan to revitalise walking, wheeling and cycling in the region.
North East awarded £17.9m in funding for active travel
The North East has received £17.9m in funding from the Active Travel Fund to invest in the region’s walking and cycling network – the largest allocation in the country.
Over £24 million funding boost set to transform sustainable travel
The North East Joint Transport Committee is set to discuss the approval of over £24 million to deliver major improvements to regional sustainable transport, including the creation of a new interchange in North Shields, bus priority measures and improvements to walking and cycling routes in North Tyneside and Gateshead.
Go Smarter, Go Active launch new interactive walking and cycling map of North East to encourage active travel within the region
Go Smarter, Go Active; a campaign championing active travel in the North East, has launched a brand-new interactive walking and cycling map of the region to help make journeys on foot or by bike.